The fabulous live performer J-Lab extracts four tracks out of his set and releases them on the "Bout Time" EP. It's like your favourite restaurant finally offers a take out option: About time. The EP gently opens with "Haze", where zen like sounds gradually unfold into a highly rhythmic piece. "Vapour Trails" follows this path, sounds and rhythm are however somewhat more organic. "Evolver", the third track is sporting a very funky bassline, accompanied by... Topics: Minimal, Techno, electronic
Motronic's second release sees London's J-Lab throwing in elements of Detroit, echoes of dub and a tight minimal aesthetic into the mix with his 'Radiophonique EP'. The fact that he's a bass player shines through as sharp beats are offset by deep grooving basslines and punctuated by metallic echoes and breaths of sound. A real sense of working a groove and building rhythms adds a certain warmth to tracks like 'Radiophnique' and 'E11' as they gyrate and twist their way towards a fine climax.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: minimal, techno, microhouse, motronic, j-lab, radiophonique, jon dickens Source: http://www.motronic.com.br
J-Lab presents a live set accompanied by the bonus track Eastbound. The live set has been recorded at the Aftermatch night on December 5, 2005 at the Gramaphone, London E1. Musically it is set within glitchy but deep techno, contains elements of funk in a minimal production. The track Estbound picks up this vibe but increasing the pressure slightly. Its sharp highs are set in contrast to soft lower synth sounds and fat bass/kick section. It is a powerful minimal techno track made for the late... Topics: techno, minimal, electronic Source: www.after-dinner.net/releases/1012AD.html
TRIoon is a audiovisual live-jam project of J-Lab, Dr.Nojoke and Servando Barreiro for the visual part. Initiated by J-Lab The Berlin Wall of Sound is a special project realized originally for the Netlabel Festival Berlin 2009 for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall! Most of the samples are field recordings collected in summer 2009 along the route of the former Berlin Wall (more than 150 km) The second podcast from UNOIKI features one of the rehearsal sessions between J-Lab and... Topics: field recording, jam session, live, berlin, berlin wall, berlin wall of sound, electronica,...